Elovitz / O’Nan, LLC
Serving Atlanta Metro Area Families With Respect For Spouses In The Best Interests Of Children In Support Of Parenting Relationships

Rachel A. Elovitz Esq.

Rachel A. Elovitz Esq.

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Phone:
866-841-8384
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Paternity
  • Legitimation
  • Contempt
  • Adoption and Other Domestic Relations Actions

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1996
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, 1999
  • Superior Courts of the State of Georgia, 1996

Education

  • John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 1995
  • The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. - 1988
    • Major: Psychology
    • Minor: Philosophy

Published Works

  • Past Editorial Board Member, DeKalb Bar Association News
  • Past Editorial Board Member, Atlanta Bar Association
  • Past Associate Editor, The Family Lawyer
  • Jurisprudential Diaries: The Bill of Rights: The DeKalb Bar Association News, October 2010
  • A Nation Divided: The Role Lawyers Should Play In Its Healing: The DeKalb Bar Association News, March 2010
  • Ask the Barrister: Stepparent Adoptions and Parental Consent: The DeKalb Bar Association News, February 2010
  • A New Juvenile Code: The Purpose and Status of Senate Bill 292: A Statewide Coalition Garners Bipartisan Support, The DeKalb Bar Association News, December 2009
  • Ask the Barrister: When is a Strip Search Legal in High School: The DeKalb Bar Association News, November 2009
  • Ask the Barrister: Is Civility Incompatible with Advocacy, The DeKalb Bar Association News, October 2009
  • What Tort Reform Means to Georgians; The DeKalb Bar Association News, October 2009
  • Ask the Barrister: How on Earth Does One Prove A Hypothetical, The DeKalb Bar Association News, September 2009
  • Life, Property, and Quasi-Liberty, The DeKalb Bar Association News, January 2009
  • The Evolution of Antediluvian Law: Family Immunity in Tort, The DeKalb Bar Association News, December 2008
  • A More Urbane Style: A Plea for Plainly Written Pleadings, The DeKalb Bar Association News, March 2008
  • Are We Witnessing The Erosion Of Georgia’s Separate Property Distinction, The Georgia Bar Journal, August 2007
  • Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Reaching New Pro Bono Heights and Climbing to Greatness, DeKalb Bar Association News, April 2007
  • Emotions Soar Over Georgia’s New Child Support Guidelines, DeKalb Bar Association News, February 2006
  • DeKalb Declares War on Truancy, DeKalb Bar Association News, January 2006
  • Children Are Denied the Same Legal Protection Adults, DeKalb Bar Association News, December 2005
  • A Miscarriage of Juvenile Justice: The Implications of Trying Adolescent Offenders in Superior Court, DeKalb Bar Association News, November 2005
  • Chief Justice Leah Sears: A Profile of Georgia’s First Lady, The Atlanta Lawyer, July 2005
  • Do Your Homework Before Seeking To Remove or Discredit An Expert, The Family Lawyer, June 2005
  • Another Kind of Child Abuse, The Family Lawyer, November 2002
  • When Civil Turns Criminal, The Family Lawyer, October 2002
  • When Therapy Should Be Considered: An Interview with Dr. Elizabeth King, The Family Lawyer, February 2002
  • Beyond the Call, The Family Lawyer, September 2001

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Certificate for Outstanding Public Service in Providing Legal Representation to Low Income Citizens of Georgia, The Pro Bono Project of the State Bar of Georgia, 2007 - Present
  • Short-List Nomination, DeKalb County Juvenile Court Bench, 2005 - Present
  • Pro Bono Honor Roll, State Bar of Georgia, 2003 - 2005
  • Best of Atlanta 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rules Committee, Fulton County Family Division, Original Member
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Member, 2015 - Present
  • Georgia Association of Counsel for Children, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution, Registered Neutral, 2010 - Present
  • Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Georgia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Child Advocacy Section, Dispute Resolution Section, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Life Long Fellow

Pro Bono Activities

  • Committee Member, 2009 Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Annual Taste of the Highlands
  • Committee Member, 2008 Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Annual Taste of the Highlands
  • Patron Sponsor, 2007 Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta John’s Creek Derby Day Event
  • Sponsor, 2007 Annual Bench & Bar Dinner and Reception Honoring DeKalb Judiciary
  • Silver Level Sponsor, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia – May 22-24, 2014

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